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jarradhope · 2014-09-28 · Original thread
Just tried finding this book you recommended.

I think it's "The Fabric of the Cosmos"

kayoone · 2011-02-21 · Original thread
Why ? Someone states its Brian Greene in the comments => because that passage is actually in there somewhere.
If I may ask a related question, I recently read the book "The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality", which is targeted to an audience of non-specialists too.

Do you happen to know it, and do you happen to have an opinion about the accuracy of it? It appears to be genuinely accurate, but I have reference to know this is true.

From :

"Assuming an audience of non-specialists, Greene has set himself a daunting task: to explain non-intuitive, mathematical concepts like String Theory, the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle, and Inflationary Cosmology with analogies drawn from common experience. For the most part, he succeeds."

brown9-2 · 2009-08-11 · Original thread
I know this doesn't answer your question since you asked about math in general, but in case anyone ever starts a "Best Physics books for complete noobie?" thread I'd like to go ahead and suggest Brian Greene's "Fabric of the Cosmos":

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